Archive for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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Face to Face: Tonganoxie’s Dasha Frank
September 7, 2016
This week’s Face to Face profiles Tonganoxie Public Library’s Dasha Frank.
McLouth Happenings
September 7, 2016
Heart of America Antique Steam Engine & Model Association will present McLouth’s 59th Annual Threshing Bee on Sept. 16-18 at the McLouth Threshing Bee Grounds. Allis Chalmers will be featured this year. All tractors and equipment are welcome. Antique & working truck display. All trucks are welcome.
Linwood News
September 7, 2016
The Rosetta Sisters will bring their acrobatic show to the Linwood Library on Thursday the 8th at 6:30 p.m. The program will showcase circus skills including acrobalance. Audience members will have a chance to learn some neat tricks following the show. This is an outdoor program behind the library. There will be seating, but you can also bring your own.
Jarbalo Jottings
September 7, 2016
Rosie Oelschlaeger went Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Holton to help her brother, Gene Sawyer, celebrate his 94th birthday. Others there, joining them at Sac and Fox Casino near Holton were Linda Blanton of Highland and Teri Morris and Mary Mora of Holton.
United Way of Leavenworth County embarks on 2016 campaign
September 7, 2016
Leavenworth County United Way launched its 2016 campaign Thursday in Leavenworth. Hallmark once again sponsored the event at its Leavenworth Production Center. Some 75 people attended. Invitations were extended to government and business leaders as well as organizations working to make a difference throughout Leavenworth County. Members of the community are also welcome to come hear about United Way’s efforts.
Tonganoxie High cross country competes well against Lansing
September 7, 2016
Tonganoxie opened the cross country season last week with a dual on the road against Lansing. The THS boys nearly had a victory, scoring 29 to Lansing’s low score of 27. The Lions also won the girls meet with 21 points to the Chieftains’ 35. In the boys race, Tonganoxie’s Drew Cook took first with a time of 18 minutes, 5 seconds. Carter Kietzmann placed second in 18:50 and Calvin Morgan sixth with 19:43 time. Jakob Foley placed ninth (20:08) and Chandler Hamman 11th (20:24).